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Caprese gnocchi salad recipe

Caprese gnocchi salad recipe

3 ratings

Ready in just 15 minutes, this colourful Caprese gnocchi salad recipe is the perfect summer lunch or quick dinner idea. Frying the gnocchi gives it a crunchy golden crust, perfect with the juicy tomatoes and creamy mozzarella. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 392 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 500g pack gnocchi
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to drizzle
  • 2 x 250g packs cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 20g fresh basil, leaved picked and torn
  • 90g bag salad leaves
  • 210g pack mozzarella, drained and torn into pieces
  • 90g bag salad leaves

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1645kj
    392kcal
    20%
  • Fat

    19g 26%
  • Saturates

    8g 38%
  • Sugars

    6g 7%
  • Salt

    1.6g 27%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 41.8g Protein 13.9g Fibre 3.9g

Method

  1. Simmer the gnocchi in a large pan of salted water for 1 min, then drain well. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium high heat. Add the drained gnocchi and fry for 6-8 mins, stirring regularly, until crisp and golden. Tip the gnocchi into a large bowl.
  2. Toss in the tomatoes, basil, and some seasoning. Tip the salad leaves onto a large platter, top with the gnocchi and tomato mix, then add the torn mozzarella and serve with a drizzle of olive oil over the salad. 

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